Ruth Kligman



Age: 80


Summary: abstract painter and lone survivor of the 1956 car crash that killed her former lover and painter Jackson Pollock who was known less for her own work than for her role as a muse, lover, friend, and/or model for several famous American artists, including Willem de Kooning, Irving Penn, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Franz Kline.



Cause of Death: Not released


Born: January 25, 1930


Died: March 1, 2010


Location: Bronx, New York